Apprentice Nursery Practitioner Rainbow Day Nursery

Friendly, caring & loving nursery looking for a fun & enthusiastic apprenticeto join their team of professional carers. With a chance to be mentored whilst studying towards a L2/L3 childcare qualification, this is your chance to enter the world of childcar

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    40 hours- Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2015

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Rainbow are looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual to join their team of professionals in caring for their provision of children between the ages of 6 months - 5 years.

Offering an opportunity to Earn as you Learn! You will be mentored and supervised by qualified professionals and you study to towards your NVQ Level 2/3 in Childcare.

Your daily responsibilities will involve:

  • To contribute to a high-quality caring environment for children
  • Attend team meetings and share ideas
  • Under supervision, provide all aspects of care for children including washing, changing and feeding
  • Assist in meeting the personal and emotional needs of the children
  • Provide adult interaction with the children
  • Attend all relevant training
  • To be aware of the Nurseries policies and procedures
  • Support all staff and engage in team work
  • Liaise with parents regarding their children’s care and education including written and verbal reports
All applicants are welcome and will be screened and forwarded to the nursery for interview.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Caring
  • Enthusiastic
  • Passionate
  • Ambitious
  • Motivated

Personal qualities

  • Caring
  • Patient
  • Enthusiastic

Qualifications required

GCSE's C or above preferable (or equivalent).

Future prospects

Further training and employment opportunities.

Things to consider

Not all fun and games! childcare is hardwork with lots of responsibilities.

About the employer

  • Fun loving, professional caring environment for children and employees alike.
  • Established for over 20 years in London, this nursery provides the experience and profession you need to kick start you career in childcare.
  • With a friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated approach you could see yourself excel in the nursery environment year after year to management level. Your future starts here!


Rainbow Day Nursery


13 Hayes Road



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Training provider

  • Children and Young People's Workforce (L2/L3)
  • Functional Skills
  • Maths, English and ICT (If Required)

Apprenticeship framework

Children and Young People's Workforce

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Care First Training Limited


Emily Laurenza

Other information

The current National Minimum Wage (NMW) for Apprentices is £3.30 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies.
The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017